Aloo Methi

Simple Indian stir fry with potatoes and fresh fenugreek leaves.

This Aloo Methi was quite a winter staple in my home and is best enjoyed with flatbread like roti.

I don’t see fresh methi leaves (fenugreek) very often here in the market.

But whenever I spot them, I make sure to buy few bunches and either make paratha with them or a simple stir fry like this Aloo...

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Dal Tadka

Lentils tempered with spices and ghee, this Dal Tadka is one of the most popular Indian dishes and also my personal favorite.

This recipe uses burnt charcoal for that smokey flavor which makes the dal even more special!

Whenever we would eat out in India (when I was little), we would always order 2 types of dal for the table –...

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Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo is a popular Indian side dish made with potatoes and cumin seeds!

This simple recipe gets done in minutes and goes so well with a side of bread. You only need a handful of ingredients to make this Jeera Aloo.

We are talking potatoes again! What do I do? I can’t help it because there are just too many Indian potato recipes and when I make them I feel like sharing them on the blog too...

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Aloo Palak

Simple and healthy Aloo Palak is a vegan Indian dish where spinach and potatoes are cooked together with spices.

My homemade version of aloo palak uses minimal spices making it so comforting. Tastes best with flatbread like roti or paratha!

Potato is added to a lot of Indian curries and gravies. I think we have this habit of adding potatoes to anything and everything.

I think...

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Kadai Paneer

Kadai Paneer – paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and bell peppers cooked in a spicy masala.

This restaurant style Kadai Paneer gets its unique flavor from freshly ground spices like coriander and red chilies! Enjoy it with naan or paratha.

Paneer is one of my husband’s favorite vegetable (if you consider it as a vegetable that is, Indians definitely do!) and green...

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Bhindi Masala

Bhindi Masala is a popular Indian dish made with okra, onion, tomatoes & spices! This stir fry is best enjoyed with warm rotis.

Okra or bhindi as it’s called in Hindi is a very popular vegetable in India. I think after paneer (which though is not a vegetable but most definitely treated like one in India), bhindi must be everyone’s favorite veggies especially kids.

I say this because I remember when I was a kid my...

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Sarson ka Saag

Sarson Ka Saag aka spicy mustard greens is a winter staple in Northern India. It’s usually served with makki roti (a flatbread made with maize flour), a dollop of butter and makes a nutritious meal!

If there’s one thing that I really like about Indian cooking, it’s how much we cook using seasonal ingredients. I think that is so important!

One should always cook and eat seasonal because the taste of these...

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Dahi Aloo

Spicy crushed potatoes dunked in a tangy yogurt curry – that’s my favorite Dahi Aloo for you!

At my home, mom made dahi aloo whenever we were bored of eating the same veggies. This was a great change to our usual meals and we really relished it.

My COOKBOOK is about to release in less than a week! I can hardly believe it!

It feels like yesterday when I...

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Matar Paneer

Make rich and creamy Matar Paneer at home with this step by step recipe!

Matar Paneer is one of the most popular paneer recipes where paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and matar (green peas) are simmered together in a luscious gravy made with tomatoes, onions and spices.

I don’t know what took me so long to share this recipe!  The combination of soft paneer and sweet green peas makes this dish...

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Baingan Bharta – Roasted Eggplant Mash

Smokey roasted eggplant mash with Indian spices, this punjabi baingan bharta is a very popular dish in North India and one of my personal favorites too.

It’s best enjoyed with hot rotis or paratha!

Some veggies are liked universally while others have limited appeal, the eggplant (baingan in Hindi) belongs to the latter category. I don’t know how true it is but this is what I observed growing up,...

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Easy Chana Aloo

Easy Chana Aloo Curry gets done in 30 minutes and is the perfect meal for those busy days!

This chickpea and potato curry is vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and is best served with rice.

This post is sponsored by Circulon. All opinions expressed are my own.

As the rush of a new week begins, we all look forward to easy and quick...

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Bharwa Bhindi (Stuffed Okra)

Bharwa Bhindi is a popular Indian side dish where the okra (bhindi) is stuffed with a spicy filling. This vegan dish goes really well with flatbread like roti or paratha.

Bhindi aka okra, is one of my favorite vegetables. In India, we cook okra a lot and almost everyone likes it. Sarvesh is a huge fan and so whenever I go to the Indian store here, I make it a point to buy some fresh okra to cook at home. At my home, bhindi was usually cooked in a very simple way with little...

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